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PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, digital health systems and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
This position reports within the Strategic Partnerships and Philanthropy group, creating and sustaining strategic relationships – beyond traditional philanthropy – with a focus on generating long-term, high-impact partnerships. PATH has a long history of collaboration with the private sector and global foundations, both of which are essential to the success and sustainability of our work. We are pioneers in working with the private sector, mobilizing the resources of our partners worldwide to strengthen vulnerable communities and save lives.
This position is a key partner within PATH’s team of over 1,400 PATH employees in 20 global offices – who every year lead more than $300m of programs and impact on people’s health and well-being.
The Strategic Partnership Officer will report jointly to the Director for Foundations, Trusts and Corporate Philanthropy (primary reporting), and to the Director for Corporate Engagement (secondary). The Officer will facilitate the development and execution of strategic relationships with global foundations, and multinational corporations across three key sectors: Life Sciences, Technology and Private Foundations. They will build new partnerships to generate significant strategic awards, flexible and unrestricted revenue, as well as non-financial resources in support of PATH priorities. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Proactively research, approach, and secure mutually beneficial partnerships that advance our mission of improving global health.
- Build and manage a portfolio of large and complex partnerships with leading organizations.
- Design and execute strategic relationship plans to strengthen and deepen existing relationships.
- Develop tactical approaches to major national and international organizations – planning, leading and implementing new business generation meetings, reaching decision makers within organizations and orchestrating senior support when appropriate.
- Mobilize multiple stakeholders to execute on activities and projects.
- Coordinate corporate engagement events. Make presentations as required.
- Partner with internal groups at PATH to build appropriate private sector relationships.
- Facilitate contracts where appropriate, ensuring ethical checks are in place.
- Ensure due diligence and risk analysis are completed for potential corporate relationships, working within PATH’s guidelines for risk management.
- Collaborate with the marketing team to ensure smooth execution of partner marketing plans.
Expected Capabilities, Outcomes and Key Result Areas
- Quantitative: Revenue and other material support for the institution and programs. A growing portfolio of strategic relationships aligned with and supporting PATH’s programs and institutional strategy.
- Qualitative: Intuition to find the shared interests between parties. Initiative, diligence, and creativity to build sustained partnerships between complex, matrixed global organizations. Capacity to manage multiple dynamic projects simultaneously. A preoccupation to deliver results.